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of the uc system. >>> also a major expansion to tell you about. how much facebook plans to spend to carve out more space on the peninsula. >> and would you believe a flu vaccine made from insects. the new hope for people suffering from the flu virus. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff ranieri. hazy sunshine for today, but by all accounts really gorgeous outside. 74 in the scotts valley. 67 in the mill valley who could hit 70 degrees tomorrow coming up. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >>> researchers are using bugs to battle the flu bug and people with allergies may be the big winners. a cdc map charting flu activity shows the virus is widespread in all but three states. doctors are urging everyone who hasn't gotten the vaccine yet to get one as soon as possible. nbc bay area's marianne favro is live at the santa clara health department with a closer look at a new egg-free flu vaccine. marianne? >> reporter: janelle it is
. >> governor brown is scheduled to attend the uc board of regents meeting in san francisco and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. the "los angeles times" reports he. push for more teaching and less research at the campuses and the governor also wants more online courses to save money and increase class offering. in the budget proposal last week, he increased money for both the uc and california state systems by $250 million each. >> oakland public safety commission has voted to recommend a contract to hire a police consultant. the commission meeting drew a huge crowd and many people were angry over the mention of former los angeles and new york police chief as the consultant. he favors the stop-and-frisk technique where police stop anyone who is suspicious. some call that another form of racial profiling. oakland police chief jordan says there is more to him that stop and frisk. >> part of the success in new york and los angeles was based on community partnership. that is something we are in support of. >> the safety commission did not specifically recommend the cons
department says it's been in contact with american hostages families. >> a researcher at uc davis injured in a small explosion that took place inside of an apartment this morning. police say they were called around 1:30 a.m. when];=b this man showed up suffering from injuries to his hands. they evacuated the building. it's not clear what caused this explosion. >> uc reej yenlts conclude tleed days of meetings this afternoon in san francisco. all of the heavy hitters from sacramento were there with officials. >> governor brown came to tout an area of collaborations between legislature and uc system. >> is there is broad agreement here today that the state can no longer be relied on for funding as it has been in the past. doesn't that mean privatization? no. they say, but no one knows yet what the new model will look like. >> month one missed an opportunity and the budget influgs to prevent under graduate tuition increase kreess. no one missed an opportunity model has to be figured out going forward. brown boiled it down to too much spending, and a financial model that has to be overhauled
investigators say it could take months to determine the true cause. >> governor brown will attend a uc board of regents meeting to discussion the proposed budget and the impact on uc wanting to keep further tuition or fee increases off the agenda. university of california schools will get plenty of financial help from taxpayers after voters approves proposition 30. he wants more teaching, less research, and more students accepted from community colleges. >> san francisco's law banning public nudity goes into effect but today it is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance in the district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nude its not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of the national college football star who claims he was a victim of a terrible hoax. grieving the death of his girlfriend exposed as a hoax. an investigation is underway whether
. >>> uc under graduate students will likely not see their tuition go up next fall. they made that announcement yesterday. proposition 30 the uc system is expected to receive $125 million in state funding next year. that means there won't be a need to raise under graduate tuition. there is still talk of raising fees for graduate programs. >>> we do have the first video of manti teo. he is training for the april nfl draft. he knew for weeks his stanford girlfriend never existed but he perpetuated the hoax as notre dame prepared for the national championship game. >>> let's go back to sal. how does it look? >> it looks pretty good. on 80 westbound we will start there and look at the traffic coming in from va lay -- vallejo and richmond. it doesn't usually stay this way for too long. now is your opportunity. at the bay bridge toll plaza the traffic is light getting into san francisco. and no trouble on the upper deck of the bay bridge. if you're driving on the peninsula 101 and 280 look pretty good here. driving on 101 down to the south bay. no problems there. we've been looking
. according to the uc campuses, an increase of 10.7%. also, latino applicants are the largest group of freshmen applicants. at uc berkley, more than 67,000 students apply. ucla received the most applications with more than 80,000 applications. >>> boeing is saying they will not build more dream liners until the investigation is complete. all of the dream liners were grounded until the investigation is complete. >> when they are released slowly, the batteries have a very good safety record, but if not, the batteries will release their content and have the potential for explosion. >> united is the only us airline currently flying the plane and is expressing support for boeing. now, one of the run ways at the san francisco national airport is closed today for construction. sfo will only be able to handle about half of the 60 flights an hour. the biggest impact will be on passengers flying within a two hour radious of the area. >>> there is good news for the passengers concerned about privacy. body scanners showing a nude impage will no longer be used. sfo stopped using the full body sc
at uc berkeley in 1978. i want to first thank chris's family for allowing me the honor of speaking today as we celebrate chris's amazing life. i look at this crowd. i try to figure out how much he achieved so much while making personal and professional connections and lifelong friends all over the world. this beautiful light-filled rotunda is the perfect seting to celebrate chris's life. he was a true renaissance man and offered a lesson in modern day enlightenment to all he met. some say don't sweat the small stuff. chris was successful because he did pay attention to little details and common courtesis that showed the world that he cared. i think the roots of chris's enlightening character were evident when we were undergrads at cal. i would like to share examples. first of all we will start superficially on the topic of fashion. chris like many of our pledge class was from piedmont. i recall thinking what is up with piedmont. the khakis, penny loafers and button-down shirts? chris lived in the room across from mine. seemed he had adopted this as his uniform. but in hindsight i can see
the board until august to find a replacement. he plans to return to teaching law at u.c. berkeley. in a written statement he said the prior 18 months brought a state of taxing heather ishimaru use, though these challenges have been largely overcome i feel it is time to make a change in my professional lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >>> the number of freshman applicants to attend the system for 2013 marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend the university of california next fall. that's a 10.7% increase over last fall. the largest increase is at uc santa cruz with a 16.9% jump in freshman plants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest increase at 9.7%. it is 5:36. come up next we are behind the rest of the country but now the flu has come to california. how you can prevent your kids from being part of the national epidemic. >>> and let's take a live look outside at our mt. tam camera. a little shaky out there this morning. winds about 15 miles an hour. here look at the foreground and san francisco in the background where it's 46 degrees th
down. he plans to return to teaching law at u.c. berkeley. he said the prior 18 months brought a state of taxing health issues. though these challenges have been largely overcome, i feel it is time to make a change in my professional lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >>> the number of freshman applicants to attend the system for 2013 marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend the university of california next fall. that's a 10.7% increase over last fall. the largest increase is at uc santa cruz with a 16.9% jump in freshmen applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest increase at 9.7%. it is 5:36. -- jack donated an nintendo wii to the burn unit. he got help from the burn foundation which facilitated the fundraising. the 13-year-old said the wii can help burn victims recover from their injuries. >> it helps them stretch and recover from -- if they don't stretch they can cringe up and it's not good. so this helps them have fun and also recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1,500.00 to buy the wii and other items. he said he came
to return to teaching law at u.c. berkeley. in a written statement he said the prior 18 months brought a spate of taxing health issues though the challenges have been largely overcome, it's time to make a change in my profl lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >>> the number of freshman applicants to attend the system for the 2013 ool year marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend a university of california school next fall. that is a 10.7% increase over last fall. largest increase is at u.c. santa cruz with 16.9% jump for applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest with 9.7%. >> a 13-year-old boy scout is teaching up with san jose firefighters to help make a difference for burn victims. yesterday afternoon, he donated a nintendo wii and other supplies to the valley medical center burn unit. he received help from the foundation that facilitated it. >> to recover from a fatal, this helps them have sun and recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1500 to buy the stuff. he says he came up with the idea for the scouting project because
said it. where was this done? >> in the u.c.be. in the u.c. have you seen the women in the u.c.? >> what is the obesity rate? honestly. if you take a look at the number and you compare it, maybe there is a reason they don't necessarily want the things in the office. that is not the point i was going to make. i was going to make a more salient point. >> greg: do you know what it's like every day to go in and there is bill hemmer in his leather chaps and the mesh shirt. this disgusts me. i feel abused by bill. he does it. he doesn't care. >> bob: what do you think about low-cut tops? >> andrea: in the workplace? they probably are distracting. but here is the point of the survey. every man knows that what they say in their relationship personally and professionally will be used against them. so what are they going to say? they would be labeled pervert. >> bob: i don't care if she walks in the bedroom to get caught shooting say your eyes are bad. >> dana:be can i make a point. why the guys said this. most people,be men and women when they are in business, they are there to run a bu
a curfew to curve violence. >>> several apartment buildings on the uc davis campus are villevacuated after a -- evacuated after a explosion. police responded to the scene at the housing complex around 1:30 a.m. this morning. they found chemicals inside the unit where the explosion occurred. the building and several apartments were evacuated. >> current zone we consider not safe to be in. once we start the removal process that area will open up because we will move the chemicals. >> there is no word on exactly what type of chemicals were involved. police say they were alerted the of explosion from hospital officials after the injured person sought treatment for a hand injury. uc davis officials describe that person as a junior research specialists. >>> the creator of "dear abby" has died. pauline friedman phillips died yesterday after a long battle with alzheimer's. her column first appeared in the san francisco chronicle in 1956. her column competed against her column competed against sk ann landers written by her twin sister. her daughter promised to continue her legacy. ktvu channel 2 ne
to design and build a microscope out of legos? a >>> the uc reekents third and final day of meetings featured what could be unprecedent add tendance by the governor, lieutenant governor and speaker of the asem blismt some consider it a sign of collaboration between lawmakers and uc. >> no one, it seemed missed an opportunity to see how grateful they for the $125 budget infusion, but all gratitude in the world will not prevent a crisis requiring major changes in the system. >> there is a spending problem. there is a revenue problem. and there is a paradigm problem. >> fixing them, says the governor snot his problem, it's everyone's problem. >> model of higher education is broken. it's true. going forward what we do about it, what kinld of design change is feesible that, remains to be seen. >> over time, we're going have to do some things differently. if we stand still, we can get behind. >> the assembly speaker told the regents the state ability to help them out of spots will be limited for the for seeable future you can't blame for asking. and the truth is that we have to find altern
at the end of august. he gave no specifics and says he's leaving over health issues. he's been uc president since 2008 planning to return to teaching law in uc berkeley. >> today is the last day of the job for san jose police chief chris moore. the 25 year veteran led the police department for two years. his tenure saw a rise in crime, budget cuts and growing morale problems. >> nathan burress, convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend in the toll plaza was sentenced to death today. burress shot and killed deborah ross and maurice chucky everett at the toll plaza in 2009. during the sentencing burress says it doesn't matter because california legal battles over the death penalty make the execution unlikely. >> a man released from president yochb ak convicted for two murders years ago is accused now of killing his mother. he faced a judge and murder charges again, today. >> convicted double murderer and former death row inmate pled not guilty to killing1 çñ >>> prurters accused him of buying her a 73-year-old lexus. it left the victim bankrupt and heart broken. investigators sa
digital courses a year ago. unlike uc, stanford and harvard which offer online college courses for free, uc officials say the fact that their courses allow students to interact with professors and fellow students, more students will be signing up. >>> so do you think you need a break from your stressful job? the website "careercast" put together a list of the least stressful jobs. number one, university professor followed by seamstress or tailor, medical records technician at 3. if you are a jeweler, you're in luck, you're number 4. then medical lab technician. apparently not having someone look over your shoulder is kind of a big deal. >> i think so. >> not surprisingly jobs where no one is watching over your shoulder key to low blood pressure. the most stressful john obviously is being in the military. >> no kidding and for their families, too. >> absolutely. >>> what do you think about meteorologist? >> highly stressful job when we have jobs coming or way. but university professor, that's interesting. is that because they have all our p.a.'s wor
in charge of online classes at the university of california are scheduled to give a presentation to the uc regents about the lack of success marketing the online classes to nonstudents. the university spent $4.3 million marketing its online classes. hoping to attract tuition from students around the world. but since classes began a year ago, only one person who is not already a uc student has taken the class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities such as stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> uc berkeley is one of the top ten best public college values in the country aid -- according to kiplinger magazine. the magazine looked at admission rates, and other items to come up with the list. ucla is the highest ranking california school. >>> there is a new report suggesting some college co-eds are turning to so-called sugar daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with
the next chief of staff is likely to be dennis mcdone mcdonogh. he would replace jack lew. >>> uc students say they will be at the regents' meeting this morning to petition lifting caps on health benefits. and jerry bro unwill be there -- jerry brown will be there. a group of students calling for uc to eliminate the cap as called for in president obama a.m. healthcare overhaul. currently, the plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $had00 -- of $400,000. a student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> in ireland and britain, an irish meat processor now recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> we're told what the label says and then there's also things not there. it's a bit worrying, isn't it? how much can you trust? >> it's also possible not to -- not to want to end the climate, some have cut corners and horse meat has been supplied. >> authorities say the horse meat is not a danger to the public. >>> 7:21. warmer weather ahead. but what about rain? up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if he
college find out by april 26th. u-c president mark yudof is leaving his post later this year. yudof says, he will resign at the end of august. because of health issues. he is planning to return to teaching law at u-c berkeley. yudof has been president of the 10-campus system since 2008. he oversaw some tumultuous times. including deep cuts in state funding and academic programs. sharp increases in tuition. and several rowdy on-campus reach up of 20- feet. this morning seven hostages and the latest in algeria. let's take a quick look outside this morning. let's check in with for your jonatha it is going to be cold. but. warm afternoon. monday, tuesday, the sunshine and mild conditions. there is a chance of rain in the forecast for wednesday. if you're headed out in the north bay. 29 in napa. the futurecast showing plenty of 50s at 10:00 a.m.. noon, 60s. indicated by the blue. for those headed out, expect clear skies. and 40's. as we start off in the south bay 66 in los gatos. santa clara. and a little bit cooler with 50s and 60s there. downtown san francisco, 62 degrees. mainly low 60s an
at the university of california. today, school officials said the number of applications to the uc's nine undergraduate campuses rose 8.6%. that includes freshmen and transfer applicants applying for the fall semester. >>> and for the first time, latinos are the largest group of california students applying for freshman admission, rising to 32.1% of that pool. >>> a bay area gun buyback program that was so popular it ran out of cash. the iou's now total tens of thousands of dollars. coming up, we ask, where is that money going to come from? >> big changes on how you can view the mavericks contest this year. we'll have that story, coming up. >> and you might be viewing your kids playing outside this weekend. it's looking absolutely gorgeous. here's a peek outside at san jose. currently another gorgeous evening on a friday. rain does return to the extended forecast. find out when it comes back to the bay area, next. the guns kept coming. but the ca >>> a recent gun buyback in one bay area county may have been a little too successful. the guns kept comi
of examples from the uc berkeley archives in that regard. his typewriter. chris arrived at cal with a beautiful, fancy electric typewriter, a covetted object in that prelaptop and prepc era. chris decided that beautiful machine was too bulky and didn't like being tethered to an electrical outlet. one day he traded it for a little olivetti manual. he was so proud. he loved the tactile sense of klaking away, which he did well. he created great works. the next topic are shoes. as enlightened members of the ato fraternity, our class came up with an idea to have a great gatsby party every year. this was a major event where we had a band, pond and duck. chris wanted to dress the part and was delighted to find a snazzy pair of gaudy wing tips. he seemed undeterred by the fact these were golf spikes and that even after i mentioned to him that he would literally be cutting a rug if he wore those things, he bought them any way and unscrewed the spikes and danced up a storm. the floors needed refinishing any way. chris was one of the first people i knew in the prestarbucks era who bought
reported. >>> uc undergraduate students will not see their tour wigs go -- tuition go up next fall. with proposition 30, the uc system will receive 125 million next year. but that's still less than the $250 million the state originally requested. uc is still considering raising fees for some graduate programs to make up for the shortfall. >>> we have to get out of her comfort zone. we have to look at this thing in a way, how do we maintain, enhance, this wonderful institution called the university of california. some of the governor's suggestions include reversing student's average graduating time, and defeesing faculty benefits. some regents pointing out -- pointed out that some uc regents teachers have lower salaries than others universities. >>> a vineyard manager in sonoma county has been sentenced to one mon in -- to one month in jail. the "press democrat" reports that james pool entered a no contest plea to charges that he removed a safety device. from r -- prosecutors say taking off the safety device caused the workers's ethlows to become trapped. >>> days after a virus zair
will increase from 10:24 to 10:55. it has increased from 2004. and uc berkley found it had no impact on jobs to leave the area. restaurants increased costs to customers with prices rising 6.2% for fast food and 1.8 for sit down eaters. >>> rates for gas customers will go town but electricity will raise a bit. it will drop 6% but the electric bills will go up over last year. and the rates are falling because the costs are declining. and the costs to maintain and modernise their power system. >>> we'll be back as the morning news continues. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways
at uc hastings. the professor is a leading expert in the field of civil procedure of legal ethics and is good at asking questions. it is my pleasure to introduce our very special guest, stephen zack, president of the american bar association. with nearly 400,000 members, it is the largest volunteer professional membership organization in the world. mr. zack is the first hispanic american to serve as the president and the second to be born abroad. he was only 14 when his family emigrated from cuba under harrowing circumstances, including last minute detention by the secret police. he made it here. in two lines -- and two lines come to mind when i think of him. "this is my country, land of my choice. this is my country, here i found voice." what a voice it is. he earned his aba at the university of florida and he is now in their hall of fame. he is a partner in the miami office of the national law firm. his clients range from former vice president al gore to philip morris, to the national geographic society, and he is listed in the 2011 edition of the best lawyers in america. his cr
in chicago in two years. windchill hovering around 10 degrees. >> i hope he's okay. >>> a new uc berkeley study finds obese adults are more likely to die in a car crash. researchers used drivers license information to categorize drivers based on their weight. they found obese adults were 20% more likely to die in a car crash that normal weight adults. drivers who were extremely obese were 50% more likely to die. the researchers suspect vehicle design may play a role, as well as the fact obese adults are likely in worse shape than others. >>> it's been said sometimes it's better to look good than feel good, well, this might help you out. >>> still ahead, first family fashion. the obamas inauguration outfits have a lot of people talking and buying. we'll be right back to tell you about it. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a hu
. researchers from uc-berkeley and mit tracked more than 350,000 drivers through their cell phone and gps signals. when a group came from outlying neighborhoods to travel long distances at the same time, they often clogged up freeways. caltrans and local agencies are reviewing the data and may put in more metering lights to spread out the volume in frequently congested areas. >>> now you can use your phone to pay for parking in almost any metered space in san francisco. they are now covered with a pay by phone app. with that, you can add time without going back to your car and the app will even send you a text to remind you when your meter is about to expire. only meters not included are language the embarcadero because they fall under the jurisdiction of the port of san francisco. >>> and those nearly silent smart cars soon could get a little louder. the ntsb is considering regulations requiring electric and hybrid cars to emit some noise. the point is to make conditions safer for pedestrians who may not hear the cars coming. >>> well, we have smart ca
.m. at the adventure christian church in roseville. >>> a uc davis researcher, has been formally booked in jail. david snider is being treated for injuries he suffered during the blast on thursday which forced evacuation of a hundred people. he's charged with posing explosive terms with the intent of making addition. >>> and without cash to pay for the weapons buy back program, they instead will offer vouchers for the guns as they did last attitude when 827 weapons were all turned in. the buy back today is at the police station in san rafael and at st. andrews church in marin city. >>> other happenings, police are looking for three suspects in a fatal shooting at the bay fare b.a.r.t. station. a 50-year-old man was killed and a woman wounded after police say they were caught in the cross fire of two rival groups on saturday. one person is in custody. >>> and in san francisco, a fire left two adults and two children without a home. fire breaking out in a second story unit late yesterday afternoon. fortunately, though, nobody was hurt. >>> and a 3 million-dol
francisco today at uc and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. "los angeles times" reports brown will push for more teaching and less research at university of california campuses and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget preliminary last week, he increased money for both the uc and cal state university systems by $250 million each less than requested but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. the governor said if they want more funding in the future they need to do as he asks. >> employees at oakland unified school district forced to move because of a flood will not be back any time soon after equipment was damaged. workers are displaced at least through the spring. they are looking at the structural stability of the building of the it will take up to ten wokes. the flood was caused by someone leaving a tap on in a custodian clots it. >> drives along the great highway in san francisco notice big improve 349 the next nine months with a little inconvenience in the meantime. traffic is reduced to a single lane in shor
been pressuring the state p uc for years to change what he calls its complacent ways. san bruno pipeline explosion 2010 he's criticized how lacks the companies and how cozyting the cpuc chairman is to the company he regulates. now this. budget discrepancy. >> we don't know if they are going in the right place. we don't know if they are spending more than they should. less than they should. the problem is that it's again our money. they can't account for. >>reporter: cpuc declined to be interviewed fwhu a formal response to the department of finance it basically agreed to almost every finding and promised to correct the problem. audit found that despite discrepancy the commission avoided going into the red in most cases. governor brown pencilled in 20 200,000 dollars more for the cpuc to hire 3 additional budget people to keep the finances in order. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> still ahead here tonight on 7 news at 9:00. presidential inauguration. ♪ [ piano playing]. >> you are going to meet several bay area people who will be part of the festivities in washington
they were part of uc research colony. funding for the research dried up recently and 3 animals, well they needed a new home. oakland zoo told uc they would be happy to adopt them. zoo said it will keep the younger trio separate from elderly pair already at the zo zoo. worried about potential fighting because of the age difference. we'll see if they get adjusted. >> unusual sight. snow in the holy land. biggest snow in 20 years. lots of people set out to enjoy it with snow bull fights. as you can see a lot of photographs. >>> check this out. really stunning site in australia. towering red wave traveling more than 60 miles an hour. it is in fact rust colored sand caught up with ocean water. no sear us damage was reported but it was certainly dramatic and spectacular. >> let's get one last check on what's going to happen around here. cold tonight. zapped the. >> yes. we got rid of the snow from the santa cruz mountains and down around the southern end of monteray county where we saw several inches of snow. now live doppler 7 hd seeing a quiet scene but the chilly will be set
plans to stay on until the end of august to find a replacement. he plans to return to teaching law at u.c.. he said the prior 18 months brought taxing health issues but the issues have been overcome it's time to make a change in my professional lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >> meanwhile, the number of freshman flikts to attend 2013 marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend the university of california next fall. that is a 10.7% increase over last fall. largest increase is at santa cruz with 16.9% of applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest at 9.7%. let's turn it over to lisa argen >> we have over 30-degree temperature spread in the vavms. mount tam, numbers are below freezing and numbers at 60 at the coast. 34 in redwood city right now. we are warmer along the shoreline. 44 in monterey. 31 in gilroy. with the spare-the-air day, you will notice it looks hazy out there. right now the waves are at five feet. 10:00 through 4:00 tomorrow, the swell could be beyond 20 feet. so very dangerous and it's tempt weigh the beautiful day and numbers
,the driver was taken to a injuries, and has yet to be positively identified. the >> authorities say a u-c davis researcher who was injured in an explosion at a campus apartment thursday has been arrested. u-c davis police say 32- year-old david snyder was arrested saturday on suspicion of possessing an explosive, possessing materials with the intent to make a destructive device and possessing firearms on campus. snyder suffered hand injuries in the blast which caused only minor damage to his apartment, but forced the evacuation of about 100 people. snyder is still being treated at a hospital for his injuries. police say once he is released from the hospital, he will be booked into yolo county jail. (music) look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half
. in a 2004 study. u-c berkeley found that the rising minimum wage had no impact on jobs or the propensity of employers to leave the area. it also found that restaurants increased costs to customers. with prices rising 6-point-two percent for fast food and one- point-eight percent for sit- down eaters. >>> with the new year - california will be getting a lot of new laws. kron four's philippe djegal highlights a few of them. >> there have been 800 new laws. i scanned through and here is what you should know. assemblywoman joan buchanan's bill regarding metal purchases passed. the fine for dealers who knowingly buy metals used at public utlities facilities jumps up big time. now 250-dollars. in a few days. four times that amount. to one thousand dollars. >>> another bill out of the assembly. gives women greater access to birth control. a-b 23-48 will now allow certified nurses, midwives, nurse practicioners and physician's assistants to prescribe that medication. and, drivers licenses for illegals. >>> some 400-thousand undocumented immigrants will be able to apply for a license. this applie
like he may have been a target of a hoax. >>> uc under graduate students may not see their tuition go up next fall. they made that announcement yesterday. now as proposition 30 the uc system is expected to receive $125 million in state funding next year. that means there won't be a need to raise under graduate tuition. there is still talk of raising fees for graduate programs. >>> contra costa county looking for help. volunteers to help count the homeless population. the count is on wednesday january 30th. volunteers have to be at least 18 years old and complete a one hour training session. the volunteers help gather the data the county needs in order to secure state and federal funding. estimates show more than 7,000 people in contra costa county experienced homelessness last year. >>> time now 5:45. a three-day antigraffiti conference grandmothers up today in san francisco. hundreds of experts from around the world are tending the zero graffiti conference. graffiti costs the city of san francisco $20 million a year. san francisco police make more than 250 arrests a year for graffiti
taken a class. the university began offering 14 digital courses a year ago. unlike the uc, stanford and harvard offer online college courses for free. uc officials say the fact that their courses allow students to interact with professors and fellow students, more students will be signing up. >>> an iconic church with a presidential past will soon help same-sex couples to tie the knot in washington, d.c. the washington national cathedral will announce today its new policy to implement a new rite of marriage for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender members. the cathedral has been used for presidential inaugural prayer services, state funeral services and actually for president eisenhower and johnson were held here, as well. >>> a local author decided to make a big splash before a book signing. take a look. jamal agus swam to his event yesterday from treasure island to mainland san francisco. he said he had no concerns in the water. >> out there i felt great. it's all this stuff on land that i still have to worry about. >> he worries more on lan
the classes. online classes are on the agenda for this morning's uc regents meeting in san francisco. the "san francisco chronicle" reports the uc system spent more than $4 million marketing its online courses for nonstudents but so far only five people have signed up. those are students by the way. those are san jose sharks. but a total of 1700 students are taking advantage of the classes. >> they haven't been doing much lately. maybe they were taking the classes. >> maybe. never know. >>> facebook wants to change the way we search online. >> they do. the social network unveiled a graph search they call it. it allows you to narrow your searches through different categories, people, photos and places and interests. no, you can search for friends in san francisco, who loves cbs 5. >> so many, right. >> so many. graph search is available by invitation-only at least for now. >>> meantime, facebook lost nearly 1.4 million active users in december. experts say increased advertising and new experimental fees may have turned some of the people off.
may not be a big deal. uc berkeley plans to make one in six stars a planet the size of earth orbiting it. findings based on data launched three years ago presented in a conference in long beach, experts say this doesn't mean they're all habitable but it's encouraging sign for hunting for worlds like our own. >> 17 million to choose from? >> they're out there, somewhere. >> so many planets, so little time to talk about the weather. here is our live doppler 7 hd. clouds right now, but skies are bright in spots. tonight we have a dense fog advisory for many parents of the bay area. visibility could be reduced to a quarter mile or less in spots. so nationwide, rather typical mid winter day. snow, showers south and southeast. sunny skies northeast. high temperatures throughout central part of the country into 50s. tomorrow, california mainly sunny skies, mild in spots. here in the bay area, mainly sunny skies after a foggy start in the morning. sunny in the afternoon, high temperatures around 60 degrees in locations. a little bit higher than that as you go south ward,+r51 eastward. highs
. revolution foods was started by a couple of uc berkeley students in 2006 and the focus was on using local ingreeteds to create hand-made, healthy school lunches. so sounds a lot tastier than what i got back in the day. that was a long time ago. the $9 million contract with san francisco unified is revolution's biggest deal yet. it sounds pretty tasty. >> i always brought my lunch. >> see, smart. >> brown bag. >> i ate bad, fake pizza. i don't know what was it in the hamburgers. >> they didn't know either. >>> he has made an appearance on the nbc show "30 rock." >> now, vice president joe biden, he has lot of comedy in him, how about becoming a reality tv star? tell you about a new petition sent to the white house. so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the deliciousness you desire. the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real
. this by the way is the second day at the uc. if missing bay campus -- mission bay campus and it is called for in president barack obama's obama care overhaul. right now it has a lifetime cap of $400,000 and it is not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >> let's look at the commune this morning. >> we are looking at some of the roads. it is early because this is a look at 880 westbound driving out to the mcarthur maze and no major problem going westbound into the city and it should not be a problem in any of those lanes getting into the city. and getting up to highway 17, that traffic is moving well getting into downtown san jose. let's go to steve. >>> well, we have mostly clear skies although patchy fog and i mean there are some mid-40s so the fog once that develops inland, it could be tough ones you get it and bay and inland temperatures will and inland temperatures stay the same maybe creep up a couple of degrees and they will warm up with that offshore breeze and it is stronger for most but we have a little bit of haze around the edges and temperatures, 28 in concord, walnut cr
is faster we will turn to mike pelton. >> the water continues to flood the intersection perry ed uc some of the through traffic is still able to come through. the officers do have a few lines that are open. road flares and officers are on the same. they stated that this broke out about 3:30 a.m.. they hope to have the water shut off within the next hour to 45 minutes. they stated that this does not mean that this road will open back up. >> congress has nearly avoided a fiscal cliff. the republican-led house of representatives agreed on a compromise late last night. if less than 24 hours after the deal was passed by the senate. if the final house vote was 257 to 167, with 85 republicans joining democrats. the vote capped off weeks of back and forth between chambers. president obama praised the compromise, saying that he does not want a repeat of the bickering in future negotiations. >> the bill case and come taxes the same for everyone except individuals making $400,000 a year or more. it also delays automatic spending cuts in defense and government programs for two months. it extends lon
where the trouble spots are. >> reporter: a team of researches, including experts from uc berkeley and caltrans, analyzed three weeks worth of cell phone gps data from over 350,000 people here in the bay area. it's first time a study like this has been attempted. by mapping out where and when those phones were used and comparing that to know traffic patterns, the team determined that a small number of commuters are actually causing some of the regions biggest traffic jams. they found that drivers in parts of san rafael, hayward, san ramon, dublin and san jose are all trying to commute at the same time. thats creating traffic back ups for everyone else. the team believes that by changing the driving habits of the people who live in these areas, overall commute times could be improved. for example, if the number of drivers from these spots was reduced by just 1 percent, the travel times for everyone could be shortened by up to 18 percent. turning a one hour commute, into a 50 minute trip. researchers also say that encouraging people in these areas to carpool or use public transportat
the list. ucla led the way at number 6. university of california at berkeley and uc san diego 8 and 10. >> we start with things like graduation rates, test scores. as far as cost, we look at financial aid, sticker price. debt upon graduation. we take all that and put them together into a formula and out comes the list. >> six university of california schools were ranked in the top 25 and 8 were in the top 100. the university of north carolina was the top spot since the first analysis back in 1998. >>> it is the first week of a new year, time for california to make its first check of the snow pack, why it is so far so good. >> weather, few high clouds moving in to the bay area. coming up, the temperature change and when shower chances rhesuses on the five-day forecast -- reservice on the five-day forecast. >>> the results are in from the first snow pack survey of the year taken today. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us now. the results look positive? >> reporter: they do. this is part of the snow pack. crunchy snow at this location. we have a healthy snow pack to speak of so far this year, c
. >>> new this morning, the costs to go to a uc campus won't likely go up next year. uc administrators announced yesterday that governor jerry brown's budget plan appears to provide enough funding to avoid an increase. brown's budget proposal includes an additional $250 million for the uc system. the amount is less than the uc requested, but probably enough to avoid an increase. >>> meanwhile, the brentwood school district may expand a program that puts ipads in elementary schools. officials are looking at expanding the program out to all the district's fourth graders. fourth grade was selected because of larger class sizes and the ability for students to learn independently. officials will hold a meeting january 23rd at edna middle school to determine interest level. >>> mcdonald's is trying something new with its happy meals in england. the fast food chain is pledging to distribute 15 million books instead of toys over the next two years. the program is called the happy readers initiative. the books are nonfiction and explore things like space and marine life. no word if the concept
course those from uc davis exploited the elegant arrangement to answer one of the most important questions which professors are most effective? and then doing a good job the professors with less experience and your degrees from fancy universities best students who typically do better clearly these young motivated struck -- instructors are from harvard. they must use the same notes they use to 1978 and probably think power point is the energy drink. [laughter] except they not know what that is either. of is the the data tells us we should fire them or let them retire gracefully. hold on. don't fire anybody at. the air force academy study had a relevant finding was student performance over a longer horizon. in math and science those who have more experience and highly credentialed instructors come to do better with the mandatory courses than those who have less experience in the introductory courses. one logical interpretation is a less experienced instructors more likely to teach to the test that has impressive exam scores and happy students with the instructor evaluation. but dea
minutes. >> even a bad date is a good story. >> one of them is not totally terrible. a study out of uc berkeley says if you're not getting enough sleep you may be taking your partner for granted. researchers found sleep habits can affect gratitude and leave couples too tired to say thanks. >>> the bat mobile from the television series sold at auction for $4.2 million. the 19-foot long black bubble topped card war used in the batman tv show with adam west. it could lay down smoke screens and oil slicks no word on the name of the big spender. >>> a look at our warm weather. let's get to leigh glaser. >> leigh: live doppler 7hd showing us a few clouds here and there, mainly the high clouds, otherwise clear conditions, cold in the north bay, temperatures in the 30s. speaking of cold, in the last week our cold spell? it has shift towards the east. st. louis tomorrow, 35, chicago, 19. minneapolis, 45. check out fargo, minus 5 there tomorrow. here back west, though, along the -- and southern california, there's los angeles, nice and warm. 80 degrees. fresno, 55. check out tahoe. sunshine, 46.
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